Old Port Festival

Sunday, June 11, 2017 • 11am-5pm

Kick off summer in Maine at the 44th annual Old Port Festival! This family-friendly event is an outdoor celebration of music, art and community in the heart of beautiful Downtown Portland.

Come one, come all and enjoy awesome live music, Maine-made arts and crafts, food from local businesses, kids’ activities and more. As always, the Old Port Festival is a rain or shine event!


  • Kickoff Parade at 11am featuring Shoestring Theater, Circus Maine, and MAMMOTH Rock Chorus — The parade starts at the top of Exchange Street!
  • Music and entertainment on four stages
  • Children’s amusement rides & rock climbing wall
  • Casco Bay Eye Ferris Wheel (by DiMillo’s on the Water)
  • Over 250 vendor booths featuring great food, arts & crafts and more!

Take a look at last year’s festivities! Wow! Thanks to Tall Story Pictures for this awesome video:

Entertainment Schedule

Children’s Area (Post Office Park)

12pm — Mad Science of Maine
1pm — Portland Youth Dance
2pm — Circus Maine
3pm — Nevaeh Dance Circus
4pm — Drumming Circle: Positive Repercussions

WCLZ Stage (Fore & Silver Streets)

12pm — Hannah Damon and the Martell Sisters
1pm — Pete Kilpatrick Band
2pm — Amy Allen
3pm — Ghost of Paul Revere
4pm — Armies

Coast & WPOR Stage (Middle & Temple Streets)

12:30pm — Morgan Wallen
1:30pm — Midland
3pm — MUNA
4pm — Blue October

MAMM Stage (Commercial & Dana Streets)

12-12:30pm — MAMMOTH

  • MAMMOTH Rock Chorus
  • MAMMOTH Brass Band

12:30-1:30pm — GIRLS ROCK

  • Mad Dads
  • Chaotic Rotations
  • NYN
  • Pandamonium
  • Signed Anonymous

1:30-2:30pm — KIDS ROCK

  • Night Eyes
  • Escape The Stage
  • TBD
  • Gooder Grammar
  • Various Artists
  • Without Logic

2:30-3pm — THE Q97.9 ROCKS

  • Daniel Skye

3-4pm — MAMM SLAM

  • Yard Sail (2017 MAMM SLAM Winners)
  • Spacehaven
  • The Asthmatic
  • Mikayla Gallows

4-5pm — TEENS ROCK

  • Sylvia Kane
  • Kid
  • Delayed Resolution
  • Rest Assured
  • One Night
  • Brick Brothers